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    The Election is Open - cast your vote by Dec. 5

    Ballots were mailed or emailed to voting members and fellows on Nov. 6. If you did not receive your ballot, contact Voting closes at Noon EST on Dec. 5. 

    Active voting fellows and members of the American Academy of Ophthalmology are encouraged to participate in the annual election for offices and trustees-at-large on the Board of Trustees and for proposed amendments to the Academy’s governance documents. The election occurs each fall following the Annual Business Meeting and votes may be cast by mail or electronically by voting members in good standing.

    Board Nominations:

    In accordance with Academy bylaws, notice is hereby given of the following nominations for board positions on the 2024 Board of Trustees. These nominations were approved by the Board of Trustees at their meeting on June 24. If elected, the following individuals will begin their terms on Jan. 1, 2024.

    President-Elect: Michael X. Repka, MD, MBA
    Senior Secretary for Advocacy: George A. Williams, MD
    Trustee-at-Large: Laura K. Green, MD
    Trustee-at-Large: Erin M. Shriver, MD
    Council Chair: Prem S. Subramanian, MD, PhD
    Council Vice Chair: Lee A. Snyder, MD

    Board Appointments:

    The Board of Trustees has appointed Dupe S. Ademola-Popoola, MBBS from Ilorin, Nigeria to serve as an international trustee-at-large beginning on Jan. 1, 2024 and Reza Zadno, PhD to serve as a public trustee, his term began on Aug. 1, 2023. 

    Who Can Vote?

    Only Active Fellows, Active Osteopathic Fellows, Life Fellows, Life Osteopathic Fellows, Active Members and Life Members are eligible to vote in Academy elections.


    Voting fellows and members may submit their votes electronically or by mail. Those who have not voted electronically in previous elections will receive and online opt-in email in the early Fall. Those who choose to opt-in to the online ballot or who have voted online in previous elections, will receive their electronic voting materials via email on Nov. 6, 2023. Emails will be sent to the email address listed in the Academy's membership database. Voting materials for those not voting electronically will be sent by mail on Nov. 6, 2023. The election will close at Noon (EST) on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023 and results will be posted on this website by Dec. 7, 2023.